16 U.S. Code § 4101. Congressional statement of purposes

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The purposes of this chapter are—
(1)
to promote and encourage State activities in support of the management of interjurisdictional fishery resources;
(2)
to promote and encourage management of interjurisdictional fishery resources throughout their range; and
(3)
to promote and encourage research in preparation for the implementation of the use of ecosystems and interspecies approaches to the conservation and management of interjurisdictional fishery resources throughout their range.
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this title”, meaning title III of Pub. L. 99–659, Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3731, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title III to the Code, see Short Title note set out below and Tables.

Amendments

2002—Par. (3). Pub. L. 107–372 added par. (3).

Effective Date

Pub. L. 99–659, title III, § 310, Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3736, provided that:

“This title [enacting this chapter and repealing chapter 10D (§ 779 et seq.) of this title] takes effect October 1, 1987.”
Short Title

Pub. L. 99–659, title III, § 301, Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3731, provided that:

“This title [enacting this chapter and repealing chapter 10D (§ 779 et seq.) of this title] may be cited as the ‘Interjurisdictional Fisheries Act of 1986’.”